Welcome to the website for Continuing Education in the College of Arts & Sciences. Within these pages, you will find a wide variety of courses, programs, conferences, and events that represent the depth and breadth of the academic departments and centers that make up the College of Arts and Sciences, the academic center of UMSL.

Whether you are a professional with continuing education needs, someone who wishes to develop expertise in an interest area, a traveler who wants to speak another language, or a teacher who requires advanced content or specific course work, our goal is to develop and deliver information, education, and training that will respond to your needs and interests.

In addition to classes and programs that are delivered at various sites throughout the St. Louis area and on-line, many of the programs you will find within these pages can be tailored to your needs and delivered to your site at a time convenient to you. If you would like to find out more about scheduling a class or program at your site, please call me for details.

I hope that you will take advantage of the many resources you will find within these pages and that you will visit our Web pages often. Our staff is dedicated to providing exceptional customer service, quality education and training, and timely information. Let us show you how easy it can be to reach your goals.

Our mission is to identify, develop and deliver high-quality liberal arts and professional education services through a variety of formats that satisfy a diverse population’s need for personal and professional growth, employ the superior academic resources and research capabilities of the College of Arts & Sciences, and promote lifelong learning.

Good luck with your continuing education goals, and please let me know if I can assist you in any way.

Deborah Baldini, PhD
Associate Dean
College of Arts & Sciences/Continuing Education